Wisconsin Supreme Court voting for new chief justice

MADISON - Wisconsin Supreme Court justices have moved quickly to replace longtime Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson with Justice Patience Roggensack.

The move Wednesday came after results of a constitutional amendment removing seniority as the sole determinant of who is chief were certified and as a federal lawsuit seeking to delay implementation is pending.

Abrahamson's attorney Robert Peck says in a letter filed in a federal court that Abrahamson continues to believe she is still chief justice.

Full story: WJFW

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